Queen Hatshepsut

Queen Hatshepsut was born in the 15th century BCE, Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmose I and Aahmes, both of royal family, was the favorite of their three children. She was married to her half bother, Thutmose II and Senmut, she had 3 kids, two of her own and 1 of Tutmose. Their name’s are Tuthmose III, Senmut, and Nofrure. Her two children were Senmut and Nofrure the other one belonged to Thuthmose. In 1473, she had herself crowned pharaoh. She ruled as pharaoh for nearly 20 years. Hatshepsut had a temple build in her honor near the west bank of the Nile near Thebes. Hatshepsut was one of the greatest pharaohs of Ancient Egypt.        

image courtesy of wikipedia

for more information:
http://www.bediz.com/hatshep/story.html
http://womenshistory.about.com/cs/ancientqueens/p/p_hatshepsut.htm

By Abby, fourth grade, 2008

last edited 04/16/2008

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